Salesforce.com, Inc Sales Development Representative (Public Sector) in Herndon, Virginia

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Sales Development Representative (SDR) - Public Sector

Location: Reston, VA

About Salesforce

Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. The company was founded on three disruptive ideas: a new technology model in cloud computing, a pay-as-you-go business model, and a new integrated corporate philanthropy model. These founding principles have taken our company to great heights, including being named one of Forbes’s “World’s Most Innovative Company” seven years in a row and #1 on the FORTUNE ‘100 Best Companies to Work For®’ List. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, and this level of growth equals incredible opportunities to grow a career at Salesforce. Together, with our whole Ohana (Hawaiian for "family") made up of our employees, customers, partners and communities, we are working to improve the state of the world.

Role Description:

We are looking for high-energy, driven professionals with sound business acumen, strong technical aptitude and natural sales instincts to join our Public Sector Sales Development organization. Ideal candidates should be eager to advance in our organization by demonstrating their ability to be tenacious self-starters every day. Salesforce.com offers a fast-paced, innovative environment where you will be provided the tools, resources and outstanding leadership to sell business application solutions and take your career to the next level!

What’s in it for You

  • Respond to and qualify incoming web, phone and live chat inquiries regarding salesforce.comproducts

  • Create a great first impression to our prospects and customers by providing them with a world class experience

  • Partner with our experienced Account Executives to help fill their pipeline and develop your skills

  • Maintain active engagement with new and existing leads through creative follow-up

  • communications designed to increase customer interest in salesforce.com products

  • Evangelize salesforce.com and the on-demand model

  • Achieve monthly quotas of sourced qualified opportunities and closed business

  • Solid Base Salary + Commission, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, 3 Weeks Vacation plus Holidays, 7 Paid Days off to Volunteer, Medical/Dental coverage, Gym/Yoga/Wellness Reimbursement & more

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University is strongly preferred

  • 1-2 Years of corporate experience, outside of undergraduate graduation (Software sales is a plus)

  • Strong desire to be in technology sales and growing a career in sales

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior inside sales experience a plus

  • Experience being held to metrics a plus

  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effective

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • High energy and positive attitude

  • Ability to take initiative

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Posting Statement

Salesforce.com and Salesforce.org are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site or directly to managers. Salesforce.com and Salesforce.org do not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Salesforce.com and Salesforce.org will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Salesforce.com or Salesforce.org.

Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, the World's Most Innovative Company according to Forbes, and one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For six years running. The growth, innovation, and Aloha spirit of Salesforce are driven by our incredible employees who thrive on delivering success for our customers while also finding time to give back through our 1/1/1 model, which leverages 1% of our time, equity, and product to improve communities around the world. Salesforce is a team sport, and we play to win. Join us!